BC’s tech sector has grown significantly over the last 20 years, attracting the attention of big global players and investors. Learn about the evolution, the opportunities and gaps created, and additional changes we can expect.
Join Pankaj Agarwal, Optimus’s Managing Partner, and Keith Spencer, leading information technology lawyer at Fasken on April 22nd to discuss the Evolution of the BC Technology Landscape.
In this webinar we will cover:
- Opportunities and gaps in the BC technology sector
- Patterns of success
- Predictions and trends for the next 10 years
Topic: Evolution of the BC Technology Landscape
Date: April 27, 2021
Time: 9:00 – 9:45 AM PST
Location: Zoom webinar
About Our Guest
Keith Spencer is a leading information technology lawyer in British Columbia. As past Co-Leader of the firm’s Start-Up & Emerging Company Services group, he provides expert advice to start-up and mature private technology companies. Keith is the recipient of the BC Technology Industry Association’s Bill Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award for his exemplary efforts and his passion for entrepreneurs. He also serves on the Board of numerous emerging technology companies, where his practical guidance is appreciated.
Keith’s passion for the technology sector was cultivated early in his legal career, having worked as in-house counsel for the Vancouver-based Wireless Data Group of Motorola, and to D-Wave Systems.
A member of various boards and advisory committees, Keith plays a significant role in a number of early stage and emerging technology companies and technology industry associations.
Lecturing on technology and intellectual property law is another passion of Keith’s and he can be found at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, and at various CLE BC and IT industry conferences. He also authors articles in the areas of computer and information technology, outsourcing, e-commerce and intellectual property law.